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The Arabian scad Trachurus indicus, a new Indo-Pacific species in the Mediterranean Sea

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The Arabian scad Trachurus indicus is recorded for the first time from the Mediterranean Sea (Iskenderun Bay, Turkey). The presence of this Indo-Pacific fish in the Mediterranean Sea is probably because of migration from the Red Sea via the Suez Canal.

Keywords: Carangidae; Lessepsian; eastern Mediterranean

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Istanbul University, Vezneciler, 34134 Istanbul, Turkey

Publication date: 2009-05-01

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